Psychology & Psychiatry

Early exposure to language for deaf children

(Medical Xpress) -- Most agree that the earlier you expose a child to a language, the easier it is for that child to pick it up. The same rules apply for deaf children.

Autism spectrum disorders

A new look at language delay in children with autism

A new study by a linguistics professor and an alumnus from The University of Texas at Austin sheds light on a well-known linguistic characteristic of autistic children—their reluctance to use pronouns—paving the way for ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Software helps deaf and hearing communities interact

For most Americans, communication is an oral endeavor. We learn to speak and read through sound, to distinguish between hard and soft k's, to make the hiss of a double "s" or the slight lisp of a "th."

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